Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This…  || Ideas and inspiration for teaching GCSE English ||

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This… || Ideas and inspiration for teaching GCSE English ||

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega.  Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determination by Nobrega and other groups and individuals who wanted to mark the struggles faced by Afro-Caribbean women, as well as their contribution to society.

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega. Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determination by Nobrega and other groups and individuals who wanted to mark the struggles faced by Afro-Caribbean women, as well as their contribution to society.

Black History Poem African American | Tanzania, watch a documentary at TBC1, 2100hrs and see the lives of ...

Black History Poem African American | Tanzania, watch a documentary at TBC1, 2100hrs and see the lives of ...

Black History, 8/16/2013 - Charles Lewis Reason was appointed professor of fine writing, Greek, Latin, and French and adjunct professor of mathematics at New York Central College in 1849, becoming the first African American professor at a predominantly white college. For more info, check out today's notes!

Black History, 8/16/2013 - Charles Lewis Reason was appointed professor of fine writing, Greek, Latin, and French and adjunct professor of mathematics at New York Central College in 1849, becoming the first African American professor at a predominantly white college. For more info, check out today's notes!

Phillis Wheatley - Americas - 1773: Wheatley was the first black woman to publish a book. Born in Senegambia, she was sold into slavery at the age of 7 and transported to North America. She was purchased by a family who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry. The publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" brought her fame in both England and the American Colonies. #womens #history #medieval era #black #women #authors

Phillis Wheatley - Americas - 1773: Wheatley was the first black woman to publish a book. Born in Senegambia, she was sold into slavery at the age of 7 and transported to North America. She was purchased by a family who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry. The publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" brought her fame in both England and the American Colonies. #womens #history #medieval era #black #women #authors

I hate hearing I'm "too black" from one side and "too white" from the other. Can't win because people want you to fit in their box. Just have to do you.

I hate hearing I'm "too black" from one side and "too white" from the other. Can't win because people want you to fit in their box. Just have to do you.

One of my favorite poems and the idea of expecting nothing has been with me since the book the Mircrobe Hunters. More sustaining for me than thinking you can have the sun, the moon, and the stars.

One of my favorite poems and the idea of expecting nothing has been with me since the book the Mircrobe Hunters. More sustaining for me than thinking you can have the sun, the moon, and the stars.

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